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Regulation

Hotel leisure hotels

China's Dalian Wanda carries out major restructure of hotel ownership

Thu, 10 Aug 2017By Florence Chong

The move comes amid speculation that China is increasing pressure on companies

BoE

Long-term value metrics key in avoiding repeat of 2007 lending boom

Tue, 4 Jul 2017By

BoE brands work “vital” in preventing repeat of past mistakes

Solvency II: Paying too high a price

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By

As the latest review of Solvency II approaches, research yet again confirms that the capital charge for real estate should be lowered, writes Jeff Rupp

The European Commission, Brussels

Trade bodies sign up to INREV's principles for UK-EU relations

Tue, 4 Apr 2017By

ALFI the latest organisation to support Brexit focus group

Hotel leisure hotels

SWIB gives Heitman $165m to invest in luxury hotel debt

Thu, 30 Mar 2017By Jon Peterson

New separate account marks shift in focus for pension fund’s debt strategy

EIOPA flag tower (crop)

MSCI, INREV renew calls to revise down Solvency II charges

Tue, 7 Mar 2017By

Update to 2011 study provides more evidence that regulators are overstating risk

China

New rules could affect outbound Chinese property investment

Wed, 30 Nov 2016By

New restrictions if put into effect might lengthen due diligence by large investors

The Houses of Parliament, London

AREF to investigate Brexit implications for property funds

Thu, 13 Oct 2016By

John Forbes commissioned to reassess best practice post-referendum

AIFMD: The passport queue lengthens

September/October 2016 (Magazine)

Regulators are getting closer to extending passporting rights to non-EU countries. But a number of issues could slow the process, writes Glynn Barwick

ESMA Paris building

ESMA raises concerns over extending AIFMD passport to US

Tue, 19 Jul 2016By

InvestEurope says Brexit makes easing of cross-border capital flows even more important

More power to limited partnerships

Regulation: More power to limited partnerships

May/June 2016 (Magazine)By

 Investors should be aware of planned reforms to UK limited partnerships, which could be to their advantage. Melville Rodrigues explains

The Houses of Parliament, London

UK government fires 'starting gun' for PAIF conversions – AREF

Wed, 30 Mar 2016By IPE staff

Seeding relief to stimulate investment in vehicles, association says

The Houses of Parliament, London

Tax change puts emerging UK rented residential sector on backfoot

Thu, 17 Mar 2016By

Commercial real estate also set for change following UK Budget

Taiwan

Taiwan’s relaxes overseas investment restrictions for insurers

Wed, 16 Mar 2016By Tsering Namgyal

New risk-based limits should enable Fubon to buy Cannon Place in London

Regulation: Removing the American hurdle

March/April 2016 (Magazine)By

Reform of a decades-long tax rules for foreign investors has been welcomed by some of Europe’s biggest pension fund investors. Rachel Fixsen reports

Taiwan

Taiwan insurers push for relaxation of real estate limits

Mon, 8 Feb 2016By Tsering Namgyal

Regulators propose limiting investments to 30% of net worth

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Business people walking

People moves: Pieter Hendrikse takes on Netherlands CEO role at JLL

Fri, 15 Sep 2017By IPE staff

JLL, RPMI Railpen, TH Real Estate, Bouwinvest, Amro Real Estate Partners

Museum of Art History, Vienna

Warburg HIH set to expand team and asset sources

Wed, 13 Sep 2017By Barbara Ottawa

Opening of new office in Vienna, Netherlands and Poland to follow soon, additional client base sought

Business people walking

People moves: Brown leaves GIC to manage Charter Hall fund

Wed, 6 Sep 2017By IPE staff

Charter Hall, AXA IM-RA, Partners Group, Cushman & Wakefield, Oxenwood

Per Løken (let), Romain Veber, Norges Bank Real Estate Management

Norway’s SWF creates CIO roles for US and European real estate

Tue, 5 Sep 2017By

GPFG says investments will be split evenly between Europe and the US

Business people walking

People moves: Alan Patterson to lead research at China’s Gingko Tree

Fri, 1 Sep 2017By

Aquila Capital, BMO Real Estate Partners, Savills Investment Management, ULI

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Australia map

Avignon Capital plans to expand into Australia with new mandate

Mon, 25 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Pan-European real estate investment manager targets offices and hotels

Stock market index graphs

New Mexico PERA hires PIMCO for $300m liquid real assets mandate

Fri, 8 Sep 2017By Jon Peterson

Nuveen Asset Management chosen as a standby choice following May’s RFP

australias future fund and qic paid aud9bn for a 50 year lease of the port of melbourne

Acquisitive Charter Hall turns attention to AUD5.6bn infrastructure fund

Thu, 7 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Australian real estate group keen on fund managed by Hastings, sources say

Holiday Inn hotel, Amsterdam

Invesco acquires €530m European hotel portfolio for three mandates

Mon, 4 Sep 2017By

Real estate manager buys 13-hotel portfolio on behalf of three mandates

Logistics

Triuva and Garbe secure backing from insurer for European logistics fund

Tue, 29 Aug 2017By

German fund manager and logistics specialist aim to raise €300m for Spezialfonds

US dollar

MetLife makes first investment for Florida SBA with deal in San Jose

Mon, 14 Aug 2017By Jon Peterson

Acquisition of Orchard Commons office complex comes after 15 months

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